Campus Stories

Make winter count
Winter Session 2015 offers a wide range of courses, including breadth requirements, unique offerings and discovery learning opportunities.
Creating musical theatre
A unique University of Delaware Winter Session course on creating musical theatre will be offered in conjunction with the spring production of "Campus Chatter" an original work that looks at the life of contemporary college students.
Kaufman history
The University of Delaware Library has announced the gift of an oral history transcript from former U.S. Sen. Edward E. (Ted) Kaufman, who served from 2009-10.
Dec. 1-5: Finals programming
The University Students Center and multiple registered student organizations have teamed up to offer stress reduction activities for all UD students in advance of fall semester final exams.
Giving Tuesday
UD will mark Giving Tuesday on Dec. 2, and is inviting members of the campus community to support the University's General Scholarship Fund.
For the Record, Nov. 21, 2014
For the Record provides information about recent professional activities of University of Delaware faculty, staff, students and alumni.
Hen Hatch registration opens
Registration has opened for the Horn Program's Hen Hatch competition, which invites UD students, alumni, faculty and staff to pitch their entrepreneurial ideas.
'Coffee with your Prof'
A new "Coffee with your Prof" program in UD's Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics facilitates informal meetings between freshman students and their professors.
Flowering partnership
The official opening of the gardens adjacent to the governor's mansion in Dover, Delaware, featured several plants and trees donated by UD Botanic Gardens.
Zip it up
The Yes U Can Extension at the University of Delaware recently raised $3,000 for Yes U Can USA by bringing a zip line to campus for a day.
STAR master plan updated
University of Delaware officials shared a draft of the revised master plan for the Science, Technology and Advanced Research (STAR) Campus during two public forums.
Measuring milk
Nutritional anthropology students expanded their research on milk by conducting lactose measurements in UD's Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Laboratory.
Nursing workforce diversity
The University of Delaware School of Nursing has won a $1 million grant from the federal Human Resources and Services Administration to enhance nursing workforce diversity.
Vote for movie
University of Delaware students are invited to vote for a movie they would like to be shown in a free screening during Winter Session.
Judiciary partnership
UD's Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics has signed an agreement with the Delaware Judiciary and will work to improve efficiency of court systems while providing students real-world experience.
Leadership Theatre
Golf and country club managers visited UD recently to practice various service scenarios in the Leadership Theatre program.
Governance address, panel discussion
UD's John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance presented a speech by Vanguard CEO Bill McNabb followed by a panel discussion on corporate board composition.
Seeds of sustainability
Pamela Matson, dean of Stanford University's School of Earth Sciences, told UD audiences that "use-inspired research" can aid in the transition to environmental sustainability.
Make winter count
Winter Session, UD's special term between fall and spring semesters, is offering new options this year to better meet student interests.
F.A.Q.
The University of Delaware's Winter Session 2015 offers a variety of options for students. Here are some frequently asked questions.
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Five myths about Halloween

Washington Post, Oct. 27, 2014

Joel Best, professor of sociology at the University of Delaware, refutes many common myths about Halloween as the holiday approaches.

Poet laureate's job? Maybe it's leading horse to water

The News Journal, Oct. 25, 2014

Fleda Brown, University of Delaware professor emerita, discussed her time in the state as both an English professor and as the Delaware poet laureate.

UD's Lerner College offers doctorate in big data analysis

Delaware Business Daily, Oct. 24, 2014

The University of Delaware's new doctoral program in financial services analytics, under the direction of Bintong Chen, professor of business administration, will teach students to perform detailed research and analysis on “big data” in the business world.

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